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William Ramsay

Sir William Ramsay, KCB, FRS, FRSE was a Scottish chemist who discovered the noble gases and received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1904 "in recognition of his services in the discovery of the inert gaseous elements in air". After the two men identified argon, Ramsay investigated other atmospheric gases. His work in isolating argon, helium, neon, krypton and xenon led to the development of a new section of the periodic table... Read More

Born2 October 1852
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Died23 July 1916 (aged 63)
High Wycombe, Bucks., England, UK
NationalityScottish
FieldsChemistry
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